Moroccan Royal Guard is the official Royal Guard of Morocco. A Royal Guard describes any group of military Bodyguard, soldiers or retainers responsible for the protection of a royal person such as a King or Queen Morocco (المغرب "al-Maghrib" officially the Kingdom of Morocco (المملكة المغربية is a country located in North Africa The Royal Guard is officially part of the Royal Moroccan Army, however it is under the direct operational control of the Royal Military Household of His Majesty the King. The Royal Moroccan Army forms a part of the FAR ( Forces Armes Royals Royal Armed Forces) of Morocco. The sole duty of the guard is to provide for the security and safety of the King and royal family of Morocco. Formerly known as the Sharifian Guard ( the King of Morocco is a Sheriff ) the name was changed to Royal guard after Morocco gained its independence in 1956. The Guard was also unofficially referred to as the Black Guard because its members were recruited from the Harratines, a Black people from the southern part of the Sharifian Empire ( as Morocco was called before the French Colonial regime ). "Blackguard" or "Antipaladin" can also refer to a particular Dungeons & Dragons prestige class. The Harratines are no longer part of the Royal Guard today.
The Guard is currently organized as a Brigade of 6000 troops as follows;
The King is always accompanied by one of the guards Infantry Battalions whenever he is on Moroccan soil. All members of the Royal Guard wear a red beret. The Red Beret, as opposed to the Maroon beret is worn by many Military police, Paramilitary, and Commando forces around the world
The king is also Protected by two other units of the Royal Moroccan Army. They are, however, not an official part of the Royal Guard. These are:
The Elite Parachute Brigade headquartered in Rabat. ( number of troops unknown )
The Light Security Brigade of 2000 troops.
It draws its origins from the prestigious Black Guard that was created in 1088 by the Almoravid ruler Yusuf ibn Tashfin as his personal guard. "Blackguard" or "Antipaladin" can also refer to a particular Dungeons & Dragons prestige class. The Almoravids, was a Berber dynasty from the Sahara that spread over a wide area of North-Western Africa and the Iberian peninsula during Yusuf ibn Tashfin or Tashafin (reigned c 1061 - 1106 (يوسف بن تاشفين or يوسف بن تشفين was an ethnic Berber and Al-Murabitoon ruler It has the moniker of "the black guard" due to the origin of its troops, traditionally recruited from the southern borders of Almoravid territories , in the area of the Senegal river. The Sénégal River is a 1790 km long River in West Africa, that forms the border between Senegal and Mauritania.
This recruitment tradition was continued by the Almohads, through the 15th century by the Saadis. The Almohad Dynasty (From Arabic الموحدون al-Muwahhidun, i The Alaouite sultan Moulay Ismail reorganized this body with infantry and cavalry at the beginning of the 18th century. The Alaouite Dynasty is the name of the current Moroccan royal family Moulay Ismail Ibn Sharif ( 1634? or 1645?-1727 reigned 1672-1727 (مولاي إسماعيل بن الشريف ابن النصر was the second ruler of the Moroccan The Infantry is the oldest and most numerous of the Combat Arms in the Armed forces, and consists The Cavalry (from French cavalerie) is the second oldest of the Combat Arms, and as Soldiers or Warriors who fought mounted on The 18th century lasted from 1701 to 1800 in the Gregorian calendar, in accordance with the Anno Domini / Common Era numbering system He called upon Bambara men who had just converted to Islam, making them take oath on the collection of hadith of the Imam Bukhari, for which they are also known under the name the "Army of Bukhara" or the Boukharis. For other meanings including people named 'Islam' see Islam (disambiguation. Hadith ( ar الحديث, pl aḥadīth; lit. "narrative" are oral Traditions relating to the words and deeds of the Islamic Muhammad ibn Ismail al-Bukhari, popularly known as Al-Bukhari ( البخاري) or Imam Bukhari (810-870 was a famous Sunni
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